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[movies]Valley of Heart's Delight
A 'new' version of the original of 1925, touting Santa Clara Valley's agricultural roots. Here we see the Clapp's Baby Food factory, the American Can Company plant, FMC, San Jose Steel, and Moffett Field, all accessible via the old Monterey Highway, or after arrival on the Coast Daylight steam locomotive-driven train.
Keywords: San Jose; Santa Clara Valley; Coast Daylight; Southern Pacific; FMC; Moffett Field
Downloads: 4,576
[movies]Variations on an Italian Theme - Carson Davidson
A tour of Italy, with a view of the life of the Italian people. Follows a couple of bicyclists in the valley of Aosta, showing typical views of life in out of the way places. Included are a number of small portraits of Italians telling about working as an artistic blacksmith, interacting with visitors as a gondolier, and showing a historic home to interested strangers. Made for Alitalia Airlines. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive...
Keywords: Italy; Travel; Alitalia; Blacksmith; Bicycling; Train
Downloads: 1,273
[movies]Venereal Disease: the Hidden Epidemic. - Thomas Smith, Encyclopedia Britannica
Presents a brief history of venereal disease, examines the symptoms of syphilis and gonorrhea and the microorganisms which cause these diseases, and emphasizes the importance and methods of treatment.  Producer, Tom Smith; collaborators, Walter Smartt, James Miller. This is the full uncut version.
Keywords: vd; venereal disease; epidemic
Downloads: 535
[movies]Village Potters Of Onda - Edith Sperry
'Village Potters of Onda' (1966) 27m, dir. Edith Sperry. Shows the activities and ways of life of Japanese folk potters in Onda, a romote village in the mountains of North Central Kyushu, Japan. Presents a detailed account of traditional pottery - making techniques which have remained relatively unchanged for more than250 years. 9 families in village make pottery, including Sakamoto, Yunase (sp?), Kokakuro (sp?)...
Keywords: pottery; Japan; craft
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[movies]Vrooom! - Ken Rudolph, David Adams
A day at a drag race track. Features Don Garlits and Shirley "Cha Cha" Muldowney, driving their 3,000 horsepower, nitro-methane burning dragsters, accompanied by a marvelous electronic soundtrack. For more on director Ken Rudolph, visit
Keywords: race; dragster; cars
Downloads: 457
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